Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt

  • Palaeoanthropology: Evolution of mammals, evolution and environment of the early hominids of Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia, primatology, current field work in Malawi, Kenya and Uganda (planned: Mali)
  • Morphometry of Vertebrates: Development of new methods for the quantification of complex vertebrate structures (e.g., skulls, teeth, jaws, the inner ear, foot bones, etc.) for the analysis of evolutionary trends and the reconstruction of habitats, application of modern geometric-morphometric methods to 3D data sets of vertebrate structure.


Department Leadership: PD Dr. Ottmar Kullmer
Palaeoanthropology: Prof. Dr. Friedemann Schrenk
Tertiary Mammals: PD Dr. Ottmar Kullmer

Film Archive of Human Ethology: Anke Kuper M.A.